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arborio rice

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noun, often capitalized A ar·bo·rio rice \ˌär-ˈbȯr-ē-ō-\

Definition of arborio rice

  1. :  a short-grain rice that has a creamy texture when cooked and is typically used in risotto



Origin of arborio rice

Arborio, village in Piedmont region of Italy


First Known Use: 1976


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